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Nylon Intermediates & Fibres Monthly Report September 2016 released
NEWS FEEDSTOCKS & INTERMEDIATES
Crude oil prices yo-yo on speculation on whether OPEC can reach a meaningful agreement to reduce output.
Propylene prices spike in all regions, but it is unlikely to last.
BASF announces the closure of 100ktes/yr of CPL capacity in Germany.
Radici to acquire Invista’s EP business.
Production in China recovered after G20 summit and sales apparently not impacted. Lower CCFA 3.6% fibre growth forecast confirmed for “13th 5 Year Plan”. China PA filament prices higher, but export demand low.
NA markets are subdued and PA filament prices flat. Total carpet shipments are up, benefitting BCF for PES & PP but not PA. Some companies struggle at low demand rates. Kordsa is in discussion to buy INVISTA’s Chattanooga assets.
Europe PA filament prices are static. EU exports fall y-o-y for NTF and BCF, but business is seen to be reasonable, also for NIF, with intra-state trade holding up.